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SBHE February 23, 2017

North Dakota State Board of Higher Education
Notice and Agenda
February 23, 2017

The State Board of Higher Education will meet on Thursday, February 23, at 8:30 a.m. CT, Bismarck State College, National Energy Center of Excellence, Room 335, 1200 Schafer Street. The live video stream can be viewed at:

Call to Order

# Action required *See supporting document + Discussion needed =Information only

1. * # Agenda

Opening Remarks
- Governor Burgum (8:30 am - 8:45 am)
Question and Answer (8:45 am - 9:00 am)

Strategic Plan
Strategic Plan - Goal 2 - Provide Programs People Want, Where and When They Need Them - Richard Rothaus
Strategic Planning On-line Presentation - Ryan Jockers

Sub-Committee 605.3 Update - Greg Stemen
2. * # Policy 605.3

Public Comment regarding Policy 605.3

Board Policy
3. * # 2nd Reading, Policy 605.3 - Nonrenewal, Termination or Dismissal of Faculty

Budget and Finance Recommendations - Greg Stemen
4. * # MaSU requests authorization of a resolution approving:
a) The issuance of not to exceed $3,000,000 State Board of Higher Education of the State of North Dakota, Mayville State University, Housing and Auxiliary Facilities Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2017A, for the purpose of refinancing the outstanding MaSU Housing and Auxiliary Facilities Revenue Bonds, Series 2010 (Build America Bonds), maturing on and after October 1, 2017, and paying the costs of issuance of the Series 2017A bonds;

b) Authorize the execution of a Supplemental Indenture of Trust, Bond Purchase Agreement and Related Documents;
c) Authorize the MaSU President and Vice President for Business Affairs to approve the sale of the bonds (Series 2017A) provided that the true interest rate not exceed 5%, provided the present value of the debt service savings is not less than 3%. The approximate final date upon which the principal amount of the obligation will mature or become payable is October 1, 2029; and
d) Appoint the firm of Arntson Stewart Wegner PC as the bond counsel and AMKO Advisors, LLC (Independent Municipal Advisors to Government) as the municipal advisor.

5. * # NDSU authorization to proceed with the Elevator Replacement
Project at Reed Hall at an estimated cost of $279,000 to be funded from auxiliary local funds.

Other Budget and Finance
6. * # Authorize UND to proceed with various remodeling identified to repurpose the
former SMHS building at an estimated cost of $3,300,000 to be funded by $1.3 million in extraordinary repair funding and $2 million in appropriated funds. Approval of additional classroom space will only be considered after completion and approval of a strategic plan, as well as the portion of the master plan related to facility needs for programs.

Academic and Student Affairs Recommendations - Mike Ness
7. * # NDSU and UND Core Course Admission Standards - Mike Ness and Richard

Governance Committee Update - Mike Ness
8. = Meeting logistics, membership, topics to be discussed

Audit Committee Update - Kathleen Neset
9. = Update

System Reports
10. = Data Inconsistencies - Karol Riedman
11. = Legislative Update - Tammy Dolan
12. = Chancellor's Updates - Chancellor Hagerott
13. = WEAC Presentation - Mark Anderson and Stephanie Davidson
14. = Textbook Costs and Solutions Presentation - Carol Miller, Director of NDSU

Other Reports:
15. = CCF - Eric Murphy
16. = NDSA - Jacob Dailey
17. = Staff Senate - Andy Wakeford

Public Comment

Assessment of Meeting and Potential Future Agenda Items
18. * # Board Meetings Via Technology - Dustin Anderson

Future Board Meeting: March 30, 2017 - Via Technology

Contact Kristie Hetzler (701) 328-2966 or prior to the scheduled meeting date if auxiliary aids or services are needed.

SBHE 022317 Policy 605.3  (document)
File Size: 212.83 kb
SBHE 022317 Summary MaSU Aux Revenue Refinancing  (document)
File Size: 241.92 kb
SBHE 022317 Summary NDSU Reed Elevator  (document)
File Size: 238.54 kb
SBHE 022317 Summary 2017.2.23 - UND SMHS Remodel.Repurpose  (document)
File Size: 382.18 kb
SBHE 022317 Data Inconsistencies--Final Report--2.13.2017  (document)
File Size: 1047.6 kb
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